The ICJ and ECRE presented a third joint detailed submission on the new asylum service and appeals system and the situation of detention of asylum seekers in Greece to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
The submission was presented on the occasion of a meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the implementation by Greece of the European Court of Human Rights’ judgment in the case of M.S.S. v Belgium and Greece. The submission highlighted legal and practical shortcomings in the Greek system with regard to the new asylum service and appeals, on detention of asylum seekers, conditions of detention, access to an effective remedy and non-refoulement.
Greece-ICJECRE-MSS-CommitteeMinisters-3rdsubmission-legal submission-2014 (download the submission)
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